Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Clevedon
Salary: £65 - £75 per hour
Start Date: 2023-01-23
Reference: J150.
Contact Name: Aaron Halls
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 23, 2023 11:22

Job Description

Interim Purchasing Manager
£65 - £75 per hour
We are currently recruiting for an Interim Purchasing Manager based in Clevedon.
This will be an on-going assignment paying £65 - £75 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.
In this role you will be responsible for defining and managing the procurement and material supply chain strategy to ensure a resilient supply chain capable of delivering parts on time, to quality at the lowest sustainable cost level whilst leading and developing the team.
Key responsibilities:
  • Deliver parts on time, to quality and cost against the product company strategy
  • Developing a network of suppliers capable of supporting current needs and strategic goals.
  • Identify supply chain risks and develop a risk mitigation strategy to ensure continuity of supply
  • Provide close support to local operations and commercialising management for strategy and material supply during NPI projects.
  • Align goals and working practices between all procurement, receiving and material supply teams.
  • Define and establish integrated and aligned material supply strategies along the entire supply chain
  • Ensure rapid feedback of delivery and quality issues to suppliers, followed by the development of comprehensive and timely corrective actions.
  • Balance customer service and inventory turns through initiatives such as lead time reduction, value stream mapping, etc.
  • Ensure site-wide stock accuracy.
  • Ensure that the supply chain strategy is in line with the division’s sustainability goals.
  • Lead in the development of a culture to ensure continuous improvement in the department.
  • Driving improvement in performance through the creation and improvement of standard work.
  • Build and structure a team to best meet the company’s objectives.
Key skills required:
  • Experience in a complex, global supply chain environment
  • Experience of managing and leading teams
  • Lean manufacturing and lean supply chain management experience
  • Supplier negotiation combined with strong commercial acumen
  • CIPS qualification
  • Must be able to travel both nationally and internationally on occasion

If you are an experienced Purchasing Manager/Supply Chain Manager, please apply below by sending your CV in word format.

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